23 Winter Olympic Games, 2018
Begin2018-02-09
End2018-02-25
Nations92
Participants2922
Women1242
Events102
CityPyeongChang, Korea
  • Three cities - Annecy, France, Munich, Germany and PyeongChang, Korea - were applied to host the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
  • In July 2011 at the 123rd IOC session in Durban, Pyeongchang, Korea won in the first round of votes with 63 of the 95 total votes.
  • In 2010 and 2014 Pyeongchang, Korea was also a candidate cite and the third attempt became successful for city.
PyeongChang 2018 - Medal Table
1. Norway
14
14
11
2. Germany
14
10
7
3. Canada
11
8
10
4. USA
9
8
6
8
6
6
6. Sweden
7
6
1
7. Korea
5
8
4
5
6
4
9. France
5
4
6
10. Austria
5
3
6
11. Japan
4
5
4
12. Italy
3
2
5
2
2
3
15. Belarus
2
1
0
16. China
1
6
2
17. Slovakia
1
2
0
18. Finland
1
1
4
1
0
4
20. Poland
1
0
1
21. Hungary
1
0
0
21. Ukraine
1
0
0
23. Australia
0
2
1
24. Slovenia
0
1
1
25. Belgium
0
1
0
0
0
2
26. Spain
0
0
2
0
0
1
28. Latvia
0
0
1
0
0
1
23 Winter Olympic Games, 2018 - Some interesting facts
  • President of Korea Moon Jae-in officially opened the 23 Winter Olympic games 2018.
  • Norwegian female skier Marit Bjorgen won 2 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze and became the most decorated Winter Olympians in history with 15 medals.
  • 3 gold won Norwegian skier Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo and biathlete from France Martin Fourcade.
  • Czech female athlete Ester Ledecka became the first woman to win gold medals in two different sports at a Winter Olympics with victories in the Alpine Skiing Super Giant and the Snowboarding Parallel Giant Slalom.
  • Another female athlete from Netherlands Jorien Ter Mors also won medals in two sports - gold in the Speed Skating 1000m and bronze in the Short Track 3000 Relay.
  • Russia's Olympic team has been banned from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang because of doping in Russian sports has a systemic nature. Clean athletes competed under the Olympic flag as Olympic athletes from Russia.
  • Norway and Germany won 14 gold medals each and repeated the record of the Canada in 2010.
Poster and Medals